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Find your perfect car hire at Dublin Airport Terminal 1-2

Settled at the mouth of the River Liffey, Ireland’s vibrant capital has much to offer every visitor.

When you arrive at Dublin Airport Terminal 1-2, pick up your Avis car rental and head out to explore this charismatic city and beyond.

At Terminal 1
We'll be waiting for you in arrivals.

At Terminal 2
We'll meet you at the multi-storey car park.

Plan your journey from Dublin Airport Terminal 1-2

Ireland’s capital city is just a 25-minute drive from Dublin Airport Terminal 1-2 via the M50. There are many attractions to enjoy in this cultured city, including outstanding Georgian buildings, numerous museums, galleries and a vibrant nightlife.

St Patrick’s Cathedral is a good spot to start your city tour. Founded in 1191, this medieval sight is the largest cathedral in Ireland. Other famous landmarks include Trinity College Dublin, home to the Book of Kells – an illuminated manuscript dating back to 800 AD.

If you’re an art lover make sure you visit the National Gallery of Ireland, which boasts extensive collections by Irish and international artists. Highlights include works by Monet, Vermeer and Picasso.

The National Museum of Ireland, located on Kildare Street, is another must-see with its collection of Medieval and Celtic art. It houses the famous Ardagh Chalice, which dates back to the 8th century AD.

There are also plenty of options for outdoor sightseeing. The Botanic Gardens (located on the south bank of the Tolka river) are definitely worth visiting. An arboretum, rock garden and sensory garden are among its many features.

Dublin and Ireland’s charming east coast are waiting to be discovered from the comfort of your Avis hire car.

Beyond Dublin Airport Terminal 1-2

The province of Leinster, situated on Ireland’s east coast, is a beautiful part of the country offering visitors incredible countryside, historic castles and a treasure trove of ancient monuments – including the Royal Seat on the Hill of Tara. As well as being home to Ireland’s buzzing capital, there are a host of other attractions to enjoy on your road trip around this intriguing part of the ‘Emerald Isle’.

County Kildare

If you’re looking for a traditional Irish market town, head off from Dublin Airport Terminal 1-2 and drive (via the N7) for around 55-minutes to reach County Kildare. Visit the old market hall in central square (now a tourist information centre) to plan your day. Highlights include St Brigid’s Cathedral and Ballindoolin House and Gardens.


Drive for 30 minutes from Dublin Airport Terminal 1-2 via the R105 through Sutton and you’ll arrive in the pretty village of Howth. Located on a peninsula to the northeast of Dublin, this delightful village and harbour provides a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. Here you’ll find a fine choice of restaurants, many specialising in fresh seafood dishes. Other attractions include Howth Castle and the National Transport Museum.

County Wicklow

Just under a two-hour drive from the airport, County Wicklow is a prime daytrip destination. This lush county is blessed with some of the best scenery in Ireland, making it ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. Take your pick from a number of coastal, mountain walking and hiking trails, all waiting to be trodden.

Hiring an Avis car makes it easy to explore all that Dublin and Ireland’s east coast has to offer. En route you’ll see incredible landscapes and stunning scenery, guaranteeing an unforgettable journey.